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What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Did you know that the seasons have a big impact on your overall mood? With that said, they affect some people more than others. Because of that, they suffer from a problem that doctors refer to as seasonal affective disorder. This disorder affects more than 3 million people every single year.

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The Critic, The Rebel, & The Addict: Tame Your Negative Inner Voices


Most of us are familiar with the image of the “shoulder angel” and “shoulder devil” each competing for our will. Each whispers in one ear....”that piece of cake looks delicious, you deserve to eat it!”...“Don’t do it, you’ll regret it later!”

But where do they come from, and what’s their function?

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Benefits of NLP: Neuro Linguistic Programming

There are many different treatment options available to those who suffer from substance abuse problems. The following material will discuss one common form of treatment called Neuro Linguistic Programming. What does this form of therapy entail? What are the benefits of NLP? These questions will be addressed further in the following information.

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When Family Time Causes Anxiety: Coping with the Holidays (Video)

 

Let's face it - family can be so stressful. In the worst cases, difficult, damaged people showing up to spend time with other difficult, damaged people. Perhaps no time of year makes this more evident than the holiday season!

Yet of course, the words “difficult” and “damaged” are just our own judgments, just stories that we tell. We could also say that our families are made up of beautiful, big-hearted, and funny people. But often we need to begin the healing process by acknowledging what’s hard about family life.

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Effects of Childhood Trauma on Adults

Many people suffering drug or alcohol addiction do not understand this problem is one of the effects of childhood trauma on adults. Unhealed trauma drains your energy and pulls happiness from your life, even when you do not think about your painful past. So if you want real hope and healing in your life, your addiction rehab treatment must include many hours of trauma counseling.

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International Survivor of Suicide Day

Millions of people affected by suicide loss observe International Survivor of Suicide Day each year. Through related events, you gain comfort and understanding in your trauma toward healing and hope. If you suffered suicide loss, this November 17, 2018 health observance helps you focus on what you need for a better future. If you abused drugs or alcohol before, during or after your suicide loss, you gain your hope and healing through rehab treatment.

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Confessions of a Malibu Treatment Center Provider

 

 

Hello. My name is Scott and I am a recovering Malibu treatment center provider.

I worked in a luxury Malibu treatment center for several years while obtaining my doctoral degree. What I witnessed at that Malibu treatment center at that time is still impacting me today. After reading An Intervention for Malibu in the New York Times on the problems with Malibu treatment centers, a lot of the old memories came rushing to the surface.

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How to Overcome Low Self Esteem

When someone has low self esteem, it can make doing normal activities seem impossible. They feel unaccepted, unloved and unable to accomplish their dreams. By learning how to overcome low self esteem, individuals gain the confidence and courage to live a fulfilling life.

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Stigma of Mental Illness

Each year, one out of five Americans experiences a mental illness. Because of the stigma of mental illness, many people do not get the help they need. They may feel ashamed or uncomfortable about admitting that they need support. Thankfully, these negative attitudes and beliefs are gradually starting to change.

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What Is Failure to Launch Syndrome?

Entering adulthood isn't easy. Some people struggle with this process, which is a problem that experts call failure to launch syndrome. However, what is failure to launch syndrome, and what can people do about it? The more that people know about this problem, the easier that it is to deal with.

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